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June 23 2014

The M-Word

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“Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.” - …

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June 19 2014

Content Matters

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 The main content of my life has been getting married and raising children. ~ Jim Harrison, Returning to Earth The other day I heard a young man say I want to live for a cause greater than …

MAYBE IT’S TIME TO SETTLE

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During circle time at 7th grade summer camp, I was encouraged to write down my list of what I wanted in a future husband. Surrounded by other girls with bad perms, braces, and training bras, …

Rick Steves, Anniversaries and Italy

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This is a story about being married. It's an anniversary story, an old one, nearly twenty years ago now, but a true one, and a good one. It began as an adventure, sank pretty quickly …

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June 16 2014

just a girl

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I'm just a girl. Standing in front of a boy Asking him to love her. We were watching Notting Hill again, this time with our staff team on a getaway weekend. It was near the end—of both the …

How To Tell The Hidden Story

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“Finally, the lessons of impermanence taught me this: loss constitutes an odd kind of fullness; despair empties out into an unquenchable appetite for life.” -          Gretel Ehrlich, The Solace of Open Spaces   I know two ways to tell …

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